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Entrepreneurial Development

The SEED Innovator Support Team helps NIH awardees build a business and explore their life science innovation's potential. Learn about the aspects of product development beyond the science of the awards. 

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Partnering & Investment Opportunities

It takes a lot of money to get a product to the market. That's why NIH helps connect awardees to investors and corporate partners.  

Awardees can request registration support for investor and partnering events. Your company, stage of development, and fundraising or partnering goals will be evaluated for fit with upcoming events, and you may be offered an NIH-paid registration. All companies in this program are offered assistance to prepare for these events, either individually or in cohorts. 

See our Partnering & Investment FAQs for more information about these opportunities. 

Watch a video about the Company Showcase Program.

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Gain insight on the path to commercialization from NIH experts and successful life science innovators through SEED’s webinars, workshops, and podcasts. 

Interested in hosting a SEED webinar or workshop? Contact us today!